Christmas Trivia for Your Christmas Table

Christmas is full of activities, for sure.

But we always have a little “down time” when a friendly competition is in order. Maybe it’s after unwrapping gifts, or during eggnog hour, or after that sumptuous Christmas feast.

Here are ten trivia questions about our favorite holiday. Some nostalgic artwork is included with the text for your enjoyment.

Ask these questions just for fun, or for accolades!

Christmas Trivia Questions

Kittens are making a ruckus celebrating Christmas.

In 1605, The first Christmas tree was brought into a home in ___________ . The tree was a fir tree decorated with apples, nuts, wafers, and roses.

  1. England
  2. Germany
  3. Belgium
  4. Austria
Cover of jingle Bells music sheet shows its original name of "One Horse Open Sleigh."

The song “Jingle Bells” was originally written as a ___________ song called “One Horse Open Sleigh” in 1857.

  1. Thanksgiving
  2. Christmas
  3. Valentine’s Day
  4. New Year’s
Several women are riding in a sleigh with a gentleman driver.

The average American spends about $ _______ on Christmas gifts each year. This includes gifts for family, friends, co-workers, and even pets!

  1. $1200
  2. $300
  3. $2000
  4. $700
children play around the Christmas tree as their parents watch.

The most popular Christmas movie of all time is ___________.  It was released in 1946 and is still shown on television every year during the holiday season.

  1. The Night Before Christmas
  2. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  3. It’s A Wonderful Life
  4. A Christmas Carol
A man is chopping down a large spruce tree.

The Christmas tree in ____________ is 75 feet tall and decorated with over 50,000 lights. It is lit up every year on the day after Thanksgiving.

  1. Rockefeller Center
  2. Times Square
  3. The White House
  4. The Plaza Hotel
A Christmas card reads "Christmas Greetings"

The first Christmas card was sent in 1843 and delivered by postal carriers nicknamed ____________ because their uniforms were red.

  1. Robins
  2. Nicks
  3. Santas
  4. Devils

Cats sit down for Christmas dinner at formal dining table.

As of 2023, the most popular American Christmas dessert is _____________.

  1. Carrot cake
  2. Chocolate cake
  3. Cheesecake
  4. Fruit cake
Santa is by the fireplace filling stockings

The first Christmas stocking was hung by ______________.  He was a Christian bishop who lived in the 4th century. 

  1. St, Peter
  2. St. Joseph
  3. St. Nicholas
  4. St. Steven
The cover music pages for The Twelve Days of Christmas.

According to PNC bank, if you bought all twelve gifts given in the Twelve Days of Christmas song, in 2023 you would spend about _____________.

  1. $47,000
  2. $22,000
  3. $5,000
  4. $62,000
A big celebration of cats dances at a Christmas gathering.

The day after Christmas in England is called Boxing Day because:

  1. Young men challenge each other to boxing matches.
  2. All boxes that gifts were delivered in are put out in the trash.
  3. Return of Christmas gifts begin.
  4. Gifts are given to service staff and donations are given to those in need.


Author: A. JoAnn

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